DescriptionUsed to describe any game where the main setting of gameplay is represented by a top-down (also known as overhead) view of the playfield. Top-down perspective may be used for a wide variety of genres; among the most common ones are vertically scrolling shooters and most 2D role-playing games.
Gary Grigsby’s War in the East: Lost Battles is an expansion for GaryGrigsby's War in the East: The German-Soviet War...
Gary Grigsby’s War in the East: The German-Soviet War 1941-1945 is a turn-based World War II strategy game down to...
The World at War system is a unique hybrid of a game that brings in classic area movement wargaming and...
Gary Grigsby's World at War: A World Divided is the successor to Gary Grigsby's World At War. This turn-based strategy...
ZX Spectrum (1985)
Gasienica (Caterpillar) is an action game based on the "Snake" concept. The player controls a multi-segmented centipede, moving it around...
DOS (1988), Atari ST (1987), SEGA Master System (1990), Commodore 64 (1986), Apple II (1988), Atari 8-bit (1985), ZX Spectrum (1986), Apple IIgs (1988), MSX (1986), Amstrad CPC (1986), J2ME (2004), Xbox 360 (2005), Macintosh (1989) and Arcade (1985)
Gauntlet is an action game where players choose characters and fight their way through hordes of enemies that assault them...
This port of the arcade original has some extra modes available. Choose again from Thor the Warrior, Thyra the Valkyrie,...
Game Boy Advance (2005)
A compilation of the classic arcade games Gauntlet and Rampart brought onto the Game Boy Advance.
Gauntlet: The Third Encounter is a top-down hack-and-slash action game. Generations ago an enchanted Star Gen crashed to Earth at...
Ryu is the captain of a spaceship, who left Earth to explore far away planets. But one day something goes...
GEARCRACK Arena is a top-down shooter where you need to survive nine waves fighting against enemy robots in a single...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 99 Chrono Trigger
- 96 Gauntlet
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 94 NHL '94
- 94 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- 93 Tecmo Super Bowl
- 93 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon
- 93 Sid Meier's Civilization II
- 93 Shadowfire
- 93 Project Gotham Racing 2
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 3.89 Pac-Man (2007)
- 4.04 Chrono Trigger (2011)
- 4.78 Napalm: The Crimson Crisis (1998)
- 4.79 Sea Battle (1980)
- 4.75 Summer Carnival '92: Recca (1992)
- 4.67 Arc the Lad Collection (2002)
- 4.02 Starflight (1989)
- 3.97 Final Fantasy III (2011)
- 4.26 M.U.S.H.A. (2009)
- 3.90 Pinball Dreams (2009)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.